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Evolution of Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome.
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PMID:  22940920     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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ABSTRACT: Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is a very important cause of cerebral infarction, myocardial infarction, and repeated pregnancy losses in women. We present an extremely rare case of a 44-year-old man with antiphospholipid syndrome who collapsed and died suddenly. At autopsy, he was found to have both cerebral and myocardial infarction. In all young patients with cerebral infarction, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, recurrent miscarriages, and unexplained low platelet count, one must consider the strong possibility of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome.
Authors:
Rutuja R Baviskar; Gayathri P Amonkar; Vinod A Chaudhary; Meenakshi Balasubramanian; Shailesh C Mohite; Gururaj V Puranik
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1533-404X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8108948     Medline TA:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
From the Department of Pathology, TN Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India.
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